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I read a fantasy book as a youth that I cannot for the life if me remember the title to. It's all rather fuzzy except one particular scene and detail. I'll list what I can remember.

It's a female protagonist, I believe of the unlikely hero/questing type. There are forest-dwelling creatures abundant in this universe that assume the guise of something comforting or appealing to whoever sees them to lure them to their deaths.

The wizard/mage she encounters doesn't walk on the earth, and instead floats just above the ground, leaving no footprints. The mage is the romantic interest. There is a scene between the two where she believes him to be one of the aforementioned creatures because he lacks footprints.

I know it's not much to go on, but I've searched high and low to no avail. It's doing my head in trying to remember. Any help would be much appreciated.

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  • Would it be one of Mercedes Lackey's novels? She often writes female protagonists and mages.
    – NiceOrc
    Oct 9, 2012 at 1:48
  • Welcome to the site!
    – AncientSwordRage
    Nov 10, 2012 at 17:49

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The Two Princesses of Bamarre! It was written by Gail Carson Levine. I have been looking for this book for years. I have done random Internet searches to find it and after reading your comment, I finally did! I hope you enjoy it as much as I'm going to. Gosh I've missed this book!

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